Schneider 300mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L

Schneider 300mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L

Lens Summary

Brand: Schneider

Also Known As: Schneider 300mm f/5.6

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Large Format

Focus: Manual Focus

Lens Mount: Large Format

Release Date: N/A

MSRP Price: $3020

Made in: Germany

Production Status: Discontinued

Lens Description: The Schneider 300mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L Lens is an all-purpose large format lens which gives the highest image reproduction quality possible in a broad range of applications. This lens is designed for use with 8x10 cameras as a standard lens, but can also be used as a portraiture lens upon 4x5 cameras or 5x7 cameras. Thanks to its 80mm rear barrel diameter, it will still fit upon field cameras adhering to the Linhof Technika type lensboard standard.

Schneider 300mm f/5.6 Apo-Symmar L Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length300mm
Mount TypeLarge Format
FormatLarge Format
Compatible Format(s)Large Format
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Image StabilizationNo
Aperture Information
Aperture RingYes
Maximim Aperturef/5.6
Minimum Aperturef/64
Optical Information
Lens Elements6
Lens Groups4
Focus Information
FocusManual Focus
Built-in Focus MotorNo
Filter Information
Filter Size105mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Reader Interactions

User Reviews

  1. Gustav Jensen
    July 2, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    Hei ! I am interested in a 300 mm or 360 mm prefereabely f 5,6 for 4×5 Linhof !
    AS Production has stopped I accept second han, prefereabely mint condition or ???
    I prefere Schneidrer, but Rodenstock is Also interesting !
    The lens should be mounted on a Linhof board and shipped to my Adress in Norway !
    Please send your offer !
    Gustav Jensen

    • Ken Hoover
      November 14, 2017 at 7:46 am

      I have a Schneider 300mm f5.6 APO-Symmar L in mint condition. I do not have a Linhof board. Are you interested?

      • Fran Brandariz Rodríguez
        February 1, 2018 at 2:10 pm

        Hey! Still have it?

        • Ken Hoover
          February 16, 2018 at 4:14 pm

          Yep. Still in the box.

          • Oleg
            June 30, 2018 at 5:57 am

            Hello. I’m intrested. Do you have FB or email?

            • Kenneth Hoover
              November 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm

              Sorry to take so long to reply. I am about to put this lens on Ebay. If you can contact me in the next week or two we can talk.
              [email protected]

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